7230 E 29th St. N. Wichita, KS 67226  |  316.683.2500  |  theartparkwichita@cox.net

Getting Ready Art Camp

Ages: 4 ½ – 7, Meets: 1:00-3:00

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Each three-day camp will focus on a different theme. In addition to a guided drawing lesson, students will be exposed to a variety of related literature, exciting new media, making fun crafts, sewing, collage and clay projects. Four-year-olds must have prior pre-school experience, be able to follow multi-step directions and be able to write their name.  Tuition is $100 for three afternoons and includes all supplies and materials.

  • Camp Encanto, June 6-8 Draw, paint and craft your favorite characters in a festive atmosphere. Projects include a beeswax candle project, a colorful tie-dye bandana, an embroidered bracelet and mixed media exploration.
  • Tinker Lab: Build and Play, June 6-8 We encourage young makers to explore their imagination while they build real skills like problem solving, resiliency and a can-do attitude.  Finished projects include objects of play that will be enjoyed long after camp is done.  Participants will love looking through our bins of goodies for creative materials to use.  Little makers will have the opportunity to collaborate with other campers for imaginative play-builds.
  • Camp Fabulous! June 13-15 Calling all fabulous people that love glitter, rainbows, metallic paint, fantasy animals, making stickers and crafting fun decorations for their rooms.  You do you!
  • Animal Super Heroes, June 13-15 Not all heroes wear capes; some wear feathers or fur.  Real life courageous animal stories will inspire us while making a fabric mask and cape as well as heroic animal arts and crafts.  Enjoy a visit from KHS adoptable animals!
  • Sensory Camp, June 20-22 Get ready for an amazing sensory experience! Some of these tactile activities are pretty wet and messy, so please send your child with their swimsuit each day. Some kids will dig right in, and some will hesitate. Teachers will meet young students at their comfort level to ensure a great play experience while delighting the five senses.  Campers will enjoy making a variety of crafts and sensory bins each day to take home. 
  • At Home in a Shell, June 20-22 Turtles, crabs and snails, oh my!  This camp is perfect for all animal lovers that like to explore new media, get messy with clay, cut and glue and paint with watercolors.  Students will also enjoy related books and a visit from the GPNC.
  • Woodworking, June 27-29 Make a wooden sword!  Campers will use a scroll saw (with supervision), palm sander, paint and wood burning tools to make a be-jeweled glimmering sword.  Other small woodworking projects will be introduced once the sword is complete.
  • Once Upon a Time, June 27-29 Fairy tale activities include castle building, an enchanted forest collage, create a small enchanted world, build a wand, draw gnomes and paint fairies.  Campers will love making potions with our biodegradable glitters, essential oils, dried flowers and colored liquids. Live character coming!
  • Extreme Media: Splatter Paint and Slime, July 11-13 Come paint “splatter-scapes” on wood with our master teacher, Charles Baughman. B has shown his unique paintings all over the country and loves to introduce his techniques to young artists.  Wear clothes that can get stained. Campers will also experience different messy medias and make a new slime each day inspired by YouTube sensational slime maker Karina Garcia!
  • Rock and Roll Camp, July 18-20 If your tiny rocker loves dancing, listening to music and crafting this is the camp for them!  Projects include drawing famous rock stars, face paint, hair chalk, decorative musical instruments, and making fun instruments to take home.  Wear your favorite band t-shirt each day!
  • Pirates and Mermaids, July 18-20 Boys and girls alike will enjoy fun under the sea paintings with acrylic and watercolor, looking for booty on a scavenger hunt, making a treasure chest and creating mermaid bath bombs. Live character coming!
  • Tie-Dye Camp, July 18-20 All new projects with spirals, bursts and circles!  Learn to fold, twist, pleat and crumple fabrics for interesting designs.  Students will experience traditional tie-dye techniques as well as Shibori, Batik and Cyanotype.  Tuition is $115 due to supply costs.
  • Vikings, July 25-27 Let’s build ships, swords, helmets and more!  If your kids enjoy history, Vikings and tinkering this is the camp for them.  Lot’s of fun media will be used to complete unique Viking themed drawings and building projects.
  • Color Lab, Aug. 1-3 Part science, part art this camp has ALL the things!  Projects include shaving cream rainbow printmaking, draw a chameleon, build a kaleidoscope, make spin art, potions and a rainbow mosaic.
  • Prowl, Growl, Howl, Aug. 8-10 Draw and learn about predators including the wolf, honey badger, mountain lion and African dog. Play a food chain game, enjoy an animal guest from the GPNC and make cool animal track casts.
  • Draw Disney Villains, Aug. 8-10 Make Disney Villains such as Ursula, Cruella de Vil and Maleficent come alive!  Campers will enjoy making crafts, potions and slime inspired by these infamous ladies. Live character coming!
  • Clay Camp, Aug. 15-17 Squish and squeeze clay to make marbleized beads, candy box, decorated doughnuts & more!

Basic Drawing Art Camp

Ages: 8-12, Meets: 1:00-3:00

 

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Each three-day camp will focus on a different theme. Drawings are guided; perfect for the beginner elementary age student to learn skills or for the more advanced elementary aged student to improve upon existing skills. Camps are also fun for adults to take with their youth. Students will experience fun mixed media projects, complete several finished pieces and make neat advanced craft projects. Tuition is $100 for each camp and includes all supplies and materials.

  • Camp Encanto, June 6-8 Draw, paint and craft your favorite characters in a festive atmosphere. Projects include a beeswax candle project, a colorful tie-dye bandana, an embroidered bracelet and mixed media exploration.
  • Tinker Lab: Toy Shop, June 6-8 We encourage makers to explore their imagination while they build real skills like problem solving, resiliency and a can-do attitude.  Finished projects include objects of play that will be played with long after camp is done.  Participants will love looking through our bins of goodies for creative materials to use.  Little makers will have the opportunity to collaborate with other campers for imaginative play-builds.
  • Camp Fabulous! June 13-15 Calling all fabulous people that love glitter, rainbows, metallic paint, fantasy animals, making stickers and crafting fun decorations for their rooms.  You do you!
  • Jurassic Park Camp Cretaceous, June 13-15 Draw all your favorite characters, make a 3D dinosaur sculpture, get creative with paper quilling dinos, stamping cool scale patterns, making collages and a diorama.
  • Teensy Weensy Animals, June 20-22 Learn to draw a fairy penguin, a pygmy marmoset monkey and a fairy armadillo just to name a few miniature cuties!  Bring in pictures of your favorite mini animals.
  • Paris Get Away, June 20-22 Paris is always a good idea, right?  ‘Oui, oui’ according to Audrey Hepburn!  Indulge yourself in all things Paris from the Eiffel Tower to precious pooches in haute couture, fresh flowers and bicycles.  Campers will adore all the unique projects we have planned for a mini Paris getaway!
  • Woodworking, June 27-29 Make a wooden sword!  Campers will use a scroll saw (with supervision), palm sander, paint and wood burning tools to make a be-jeweled glimmering sword.  Other small woodworking projects will be introduced once the sword is complete.
  • Futuristic Camp, June 27-29 This camp is perfect for any kiddo with a wild imagination!  Each day will be a different futuristic theme such as robots, transportation and architecture.  Tons of fun galaxy inspired projects, sparkly metallic paints and 3D robot making.  Feel free to bring pictures or sketchbooks to work from.
  • Extreme Media: Splatter Paint & Slime, July 11-13 Come paint “splatter-scapes” on wood with our master teacher, Charles Baughman.  B has shown his unique paintings all over the country and loves to introduce his techniques to young artists.  Wear clothes that can get stained. Campers will also experience different messy medias and make a new slime each day inspired by YouTube sensational slime maker Karina Garcia!
  • Rock and Roll, July 18-20 If your rocker loves dancing, listening to music and crafting this is the camp for them!  Projects include drawing famous musicians,  face paint, hair chalk, decorative musical instruments and make fun instruments to take home.  Wear your favorite band t-shirt each day!
  • Tie-Dye Camp, July 18-20 All new projects with spirals, bursts and circles!  Learn to fold, twist, pleat and crumple fabrics for interesting designs.  Students will experience traditional tie-dye techniques as well as Shibori, Batik and Cyanotype.  Tuition is $115 due to supply costs.
  • Predator Show Down, July 25-27 Usually predators have no reason to fight each other, but what would happen if they did?  This camp will teach students how to draw their favorite predators in a face off, learn about animal body language and dig into science exploration boxes from the GPNC.
  • Clay Camp, July 25-27 Squish and squeeze clay to make marbleized beads, candy boxes, decorated doughnuts & more!
  • Color Lab, Aug. 1-3 Part science, part art this camp has ALL the things!  Projects include shaving cream rainbow printmaking, draw a chameleon, build a kaleidoscope, make spin art, potions and a rainbow mosaic.
  • Creeps of the Deep, Aug. 1-3 Miles down at the bottom of the sea are some of Earth’s most interesting and strange creatures.  Students will learn about how predators use bait, traps and phosphorescence to trick prey.  Subject matter includes a goblin shark, a vampire squid, Humboldt squid, helmet jellyfish, anglerfish, blob fish and the dumbo octopus.
  • Creepy Craft Camp, Aug. 8-10 Zombies, vampires and ghouls oh my!  We have lots of creepy and weird projects planned including a ceramic decorative knick knack that the campers design themselves with acrylic paint pens, felt sugar skulls, tons of drawings and learn how to properly use pastels for smoke/cloud effects. Live character coming!
  • Sewing, Aug. 15-17 The focus in the this class is hand stitching projects to improve fine motor skills, patience and work on a can-do attitude.  Projects include stuffies, felt jewelry and learning to sew on a button.
  • Draw Disney Villains, Aug. 15-17 Make Disney Villains such as Ursula, Cruella de Vil and Maleficent come alive!  Campers will enjoy making crafts, potions and slime inspired by these infamous ladies.

Learning With Legos & Science Club Camps,

Ages: 6-12, Meets: 1:00-3:00

 

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Science Club Camps are hands on learning for curious kids!  All lessons and experiments are created in house by our team of teachers. Tuition is $100 for each camp and includes all materials.

 

  • Fossil Hunters, June 6-8 Calling all future archeologists! Come and examine rocks, minerals, and fossils to see how each are formed and conduct tests to study their unique characteristics.  Make fossil imprints to take home, an edible amber fossil, a 3D dino sculpture, excavate sandy fossils and make a mini erupting volcano.
  • Microscopic Science, June 13-15 Science and art meet in this camp as students create with art medias the cool tiny worlds they see using hand held and stationary microscopes.  Students will also learn about the inventor of the microscope and how to make homemade slides and collect specimens from man-made environments as well as nature.
  • Camp Kaboom! June 20-22 Tons of fun, hands on explosion, combustion, chemical reaction and popping experiments!  We will use simple ingredients from home to blow you away!
  • Spa Science, June 27-29 This is just good, clean fun!  Learn about the science of bubbles and experiment with different wands, make bath bombs and glycerin soap, giant bubbles, bubble foam and foam dough. Live character coming!
  • Marine Biology, July 11-13Have you always dreamed of being a marine biologist?  Then come find out what it’s really like!  Projects and experiments include learning how to draw a scientific anatomical drawing of marine animals, how ecologists clean up after an oil spill in a hands-on experiment, study the layers of the ocean, how to protect the coral reefs and more!
  • Cryptozoology, July 18-20 Cryptids…rumor or reality? Join us to get to the bottom of it! Learn how to track elusive creatures such as Big Foot, Moth Man, the Chupacabra and the Lochness Monster.  Young scientists will create journals to track data and learn to sketch what they see in nature for field notes. Live character coming!
  • Spy Lab, July 25-27 Learn to decode secret messages, use invisible ink, match fingerprints, draw facial features, test your memory skills and learn what a real crime lab is like.  A mock crime will take place at The Art Park, be the first to solve the crime! Discover what it takes for police officers to gather evidence and track down the lawbreaker.  Are your observations skills good enough to notice the details of a crime, question observers and draw a sketch of the criminal? 
  • Lego: Things That Go! Aug 1-3 Cars, planes boats oh my!  Have fun completing challenges with a transportation vehicle theme.  Learn the history and science behind the machines in hands on activities. 

 Young Chefs Cooking Camps,

Ages: 4-7 and 8-12, Meets: 1:00-3:00

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Each day students will participate in baking/cooking projects, eat a snack and (hopefully!) take treats home to share! Younger students will take turns adding ingredients for a group project while older children will work in pairs following along with instructors guided demonstration.  Children will participate in food related games and crafts time permitting.  Tuition for the three afternoons is $100 and includes all supplies.

 

  • Encanto Inspired Food, July 11-13, Ages 8-12: Arepas con Queso, Arroz con Coco, Bunuelos and guacamole. Yum!
  • Vintage Baking, July 18-20, Ages 8-12: Hot Cross Buns, Fluffy Pancakes, Traditional Bannock, Sunshine Cake and Icebox Cake.
  • Encanto Inspired Food, July 25-27, Ages 4-7: Arepas con Queso, Arroz con Coco, Bunuelos and guacamole. Yum!
  • Disney Baking I, Aug. 1-3, Ages 8-12: Cookies and Cream Mickey Cupcakes, Mac & Cheese Hotdogs, Seasoned Fries Frozen Sunshine, Peachcomber and Jungle Julep.
  • Disney Baking II, Aug. 8-10, Ages 8-12: Hummus Trio, Mickey Sugar Cookies, Mango Popsicles, Brownie Bites and Dole Whip Float.
  • Disney Baking I, Aug. 15-17, Ages 4-7: Cookies and Cream Mickey Cupcakes, Mac & Cheese Hotdogs, Seasoned Fries Frozen Sunshine, Peachcomber and Jungle Julep.

 Weekly Classes at the Monart School of Art

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When we say “we can teach anyone how to draw,” we really mean it! Our patented, step-by-step method is perfect for the pre-school through elementary aged artist. Teens and adult artists alike will enjoy and benefit from the drawing challenges and exercises assigned in the Intermediate level classes. Our classrooms are safe, comfortable environments where students feel free to create. We believe there is no right or wrong, better or best, or “mistakes” in art. We believe it is an opportunity to problem solve and grow as an artist.  Come discover the Monart difference!

 

Summer Enrollment Procedure: We are holding class for 10 weeks: June 6 – Aug. 18.  Pre-pay for 9 classes and choose which dates you can attend.  If you attend all 10 classes, tuition for the last class will need to be arranged.  Students are welcome to start mid-semester upon availability.  Prices are as follows for 9 weeks and all supplies:

             1 hour class: $180.00              1 ½ hour class: $200.00                 2 hour class: $225.00

 

First Steps, Ages: 2 ½ – 5   Improves fine motor skills in our youngest artists in a relaxed pre-school setting.  This is the perfect stepping stone for any child who has not attended school yet. The theme for the summer is “Under the Sea.”

Thurs. 9:30-11:00

Getting Ready, Ages: 4 ½ – 7   This class focuses on realistic drawing skills and helps to improve spatial awareness, task completion, fine motor skills and following directions. 

Mon. 10:00-11:00; Thurs. 1:00-2:00

Basic Drawing, Ages: 7-12   Students will hone realistic drawing skills and learn how to create more realistic fur, feather and scale patterns for animals as well as proportion and detail. 

Mon. 10:00-11:00; Thurs. 1:00-2:00

Teen and Adult Intermediate Level Drawing and Painting   Students of all experience levels welcome.  Start the semester by practicing drawing exercises and then graduate to more complex lessons all while having the support and direction of our master teacher, Charles Baughman.  Many of the lessons are adapted from college courses. 

Mon. 9:30-11:30 or 4:30-6:00; Wed. 9:30-11:30

Sculpture/Clay Class, Ages: 5-12   Students will create a variety of projects including “junk art,” paper mâché, clay hand building, assemblage, woodworking, jewelry making and much more!  

Thurs. 1:00-2:00